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About The Company

Powin Energy is a leading producer of utility scale modular battery energy storage system (complete with a patented, advanced, cloud-based monitoring/control system). That means we build power plants out of batteries that put coal and gas generators out of business and enable sustainable viability for renewable energy sources like solar and wind.

Powin is, and will continue to be, one of a handful of companies that will provide the equipment necessary to make this happen. Powin has distinct competitive advantages: cost-effectiveness; reliability; scalability; deploy-ability; and operational sophistication. Every day we work to ensure that we maintain these competitive advantages and our position as a global leader in providing turnkey, battery energy storage solutions for utility-scale, commercial and industrial, and microgrid applications.

Summary:

The Senior Engineering Technician - Hardware will support Powin’s Battery Energy Storage Systems (mainly the Centipede Stack System) from component level to stack and enclosure test levels, including but not limited to supporting mechanical and electrical tests, failure analysis and compliance test supports. Reports to the Director of Hardware QA, partnering with other engineers and technicians.

Job Details:

  • Support and own test activities relating to product qualifications and tests for the Centipede battery stack systems
  • Read and interpret schematics and single line diagrams
  • Ability to solder and de-solder component on PCB, SMT/TH component replacement
  • Ability to use basic test instruments, power supply, DMM, and Oscilloscope
  • Familiar with using electronic test systems and equipment, DC, single and 3 phase-AC
  • Support safety and compliance testing and use of test equipment, including: Hipot, ESD, EMI/EMC, and thermal chamber
  • Support compliance and safety activities during pre and post compliance test activities
  • Partner with hardware Electrical Test Engineer to support weekly projects schedules
  • Support hardware QA tests and write test report
  • Support QA test process and resolve issues relating to test failures and root cause analysis
  • Support laboratory tests including mechanical and electrical, reliability, environmental and HALT tests for the analysis of electronic components and sub-assemblies
  • Follow and observe Powin’s workplace safety standards

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or certification in engineering technology or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience supporting hardware QA products and test
  • Minimum 2 years related engineering experience with ability to read blueprints, schematics, and assembly drawings
  • 2 years’ experience in electrical test equipment DMM, Oscilloscope, power supplies and electronics loads
  • Ability to train new or junior techs

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